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Archive for 2017

PRONTO Welcomes New Executive Director

October 06, 2017 Susan Glenn Uncategorized

PRONTO International’s Board of Directors are pleased to welcome Heidi Breeze-Harris as our new Executive Director. With 20 years of leadership in the non-profit sector, Heidi has a proven track record of successfully growing organizations and programs. Her extensive program management experience includes planning, implementation, and monitoring of health and community development programs in developing countries and the United States. […]

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PRONTO featured on Makerere University Website

September 19, 2017 Susan Glenn Uncategorized

Check out an article featuring PRONTO’s simulation training on Makerere University’s webpage! University of California San Francisco, Makerere University School of Public Health, and PRONTO partnered to implement the Preterm Birth Initiative (PTBi), a project funded by the Gates Foundation aimed at reducing morbidity and mortality from preterm birth in East Africa. For this project, PRONTO developed a […]

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International Day of the Midwife 2017 — Insights from Kenya

Every year, the 5th of May is designated as the International Day of the Midwife, recognizing the importance of midwifery around the world. This year’s theme for International Day of the Midwife is, “Midwives, Mothers and Families: Partners for Life!” At PRONTO, we are proud to partner with midwives around the world to improve quality of […]

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PRONTO Training Featured on University of Utah Website

January 04, 2017 Susan Glenn Blog , In The News

PRONTO partnered with the University of Utah’s College of Nursing to bring 10 Tanzanian nurses to participate in simulation facilitation training from June 14 to June 19, 2015 in Utah. Susanna Cohen, co-founder of PRONTO International, and associate professor in the University of Utah’s College of Nursing explains, “We started out with the nurses experiencing a […]

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